2024 Staff Promotions

We are thrilled to unveil the elevation of seven exceptional team leaders. Join us in celebrating their well-deserved advancements!


We are pleased to announce that Daniel Liggett has been promoted to Partner. Dan has been with REA for over 13 years and is a model practitioner of our core values. Dan exhibits excellence through managing complex teams, high design aptitude, and his ability to deliver high-quality projects. He demonstrates leadership through his commitment to identify and address company needs and work across disciplines while maintaining strong relationships within and outside of the office. Dan is an advocate of lifelong learning through his participation in ASLA, his mentorship of staff within the office, and being actively engaged as a Ball State University faculty member. We look forward to Dan joining the next level of leadership at REA and providing his unique perspective and insights as we continue to evolve our firm for the betterment of our communities, clients, and employees.

Senior Associates

REA is proud to announce the promotion of the following individuals to Senior Associates. These individuals bring valuable insights and leadership to the firm and represent our core values and a strong commitment to the professions they represent. We would like to recognize and congratulate the following:

Alan Rosenwinkel, who represents our core values of generosity and leadership at all levels through his passion for community involvement and his promotion of REA and the profession through his involvement in ASLA.

Janet Wallace, for demonstrating respect and excellence by cultivating a balanced and supporting work environment and through her stewardship of REA’s finances.

Jeff Maydak, who demonstrates excellence in all aspects of his work through exemplary project deliverables and attention to detail, and trust through transparency, integrity, and communication.

Jessica Vonderau, for her leadership at all levels, elevating the firm's recognition related to our projects, employee attraction and retention, and thought leadership; and through her expressed gratitude that promotes the talents and contributions of our staff.

Patrick Stout, who demonstrates excellence in design and project deliverables, and trust through establishing and maintaining long-standing client relationships. As well as his contributions to promoting learning throughout the office.

Phillip Arden, for his commitment to excellence, his unwavering attention to detail, and his gratitude that manifests itself through his appreciation for the value of the projects he works on, their legacy and impact on the communities we work in; and through his abilities to foster and mentor our staff.